- Barbara Burgess-Wilkerson, an associate professor of management and director of student professional development in the College of Business Administration, said her research will help millennials identify their areas of strength and weakness as they prepare for their professional lives.
- Millennials—the largest population in the workforce—have hyper-socialized online lives but feel increasingly alienated in their real lives.
- Students said that among the factors that contributed to a successful integration from college to a career were having professors who cared for them and having mentors who talked with them about their futures.
Winthrop University, "Faculty Member Awarded Thompson Scholar to Conduct An Emotional Intelligence Project" (2016). Winthrop News 2016. 165.